Highett is Yarra’s Local Area Place Making (LAPM) precinct #15:
Highett hosts four schools:
Last LAPM review
Highett was last reviewed in 2005. Council does not offer a copy of the complete report on its website.
Traffic has been calmed on Kent Street, with six slow points installed along its length. The slow points are visible in the earliest available images from Google Street view in 2007.
Kent Street is open to people walking and cycling at the intersection with Burnley Street, further helping to calm motor vehicle through traffic:
Laity Street also has a slow point to calm traffic:
New green open space
Kent Street could host a new pocket park, near Burnley Street:
Strategic Cycling Corridor
Baker Street and the northern tip of Johnson Street have been nominated as a Strategic Cycling Corridor, to host an extension of the protected bicycle lanes on Elizabeth Street:
How you can help
You can help by appearing on the Streets Alive Yarra website as a champion for your local street, neighbourhood, or school.